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23rd July 2020

It's common for alloy wheels to experience some damage over time due to natural wear and tear, which can cause kerb damage, scuff or light scratches. However, with a bit of DIY know-how, you can clean up your alloy wheel damage yourself rather than having to take your vehicle into a professional. Save yourself some money and learn how to repair alloy wheels at home with our helpful guide. Scratch...

23rd July 2020

Wondering how to charge a car battery? Or how long it takes to charge a car battery? More often than not, if your vehicle does not start because of your battery, it's likely the battery is flat rather than a serious problem. Car batteries can become flat for a number of reasons - such as forgetting to turn off your vehicle's lights, if your vehicle hasn't been driven for a long period of time o...

24th June 2020

Although some believe this to be a myth, air con does in fact increase your fuel consumption. It's suggested that by using your air conditioning, this can increase your fuel consumption by around 8-10%. While air conditioning uses more fuel than normal, it's important to note that driving with open windows also reduces your fuel efficiency. This creates a 'drag' for the vehicle, which means the e...

17th June 2020

As the summer months are approaching, the demand for using our air conditioning systems in our vehicles naturally becomes higher. But is there a right and a wrong way to use our car air con? And are you wondering how car air conditioning works? From the top air con mistakes to avoid to details on how air conditioning works in vehicles, our air conditioning tips guide has you covered all year round...

27th May 2020

With the UK, and the globe, having to change their daily routines and lives due to the Coronavirus outbreak, it's likely that some parts of our motoring maintenance may have slipped our minds. As the government have extended the MOT expiry date for MOT's that were due on or after 30th March, 2020, GOV.uk state you must keep your vehicle in a safe condition to drive. That's where our home vehicle m...

13th May 2020

What is a tyre pressure monitoring system? A tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an electronic system that is fitted to your vehicle. This monitors the air pressure in your tyres and alerts you if your tyre pressure is under the legal requirement. Having received this alert, you will then need to take action in order to rectify your tyres’ air pressure. How do tyre pressure sensors work?...